Cambridge Exam results December 2005

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Congratulations to our Cambridge exam students for December 2005.A total of 75 Languages International students sat FCE, CAE or CPE exams in December last year. Our students achieved an 81% pass rate for FCE, an 86% pass rate for CAE and a 79% pass rate for CPE. Our overall pass rate of 83% was higher

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Frances Woolcott, new Chairperson of APPEL

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Languages International is very pleased to announce that our Director, Frances Woolcott, has recently been elected Chairperson of APPEL, the Association of Private Providers of English Language. APPEL, whose members enrol about 80% of international students studying English in New Zealand, is the voice for the private English teaching industry in New Zealand.Frances has been

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Cambridge Exam results June 2005

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Congratulations to our Cambridge exam students for June 2005. 43 students sat FCE, CAE or CPE exams. 35 out of 43 passed their main choice exam meaning our overall pass rate was 81%. The FCE results are very pleasing with 15 out of 15 candidates passing. Overall, our results are still way higher than the

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Darren Conway is Languages International’s New CEO

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Darren has been with Languages International since 1993 when he was employed as a graduate teacher with experience in Australia, Europe and the Middle East. His achievements during the last twelve years with the school include:-Qualifications: DELTA and MA in Applied Linguistics completed; MBA in progress -Positions: Teacher Trainer, Manager of EAP programmes and DOS:

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Winter in New Zealand

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With winter here in Auckland, students and staff at Languages International are preparing for snowboarding and skiing trips.We are currently taking students to Snowplanet, just 20 minutes from Auckland, to practice. Snowplanet is the only indoor ski area in the Southern Hemisphere. It provides a safe, fun area for students to learn how to snowboard

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Alumni reunions around the world

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Students who have attended Languages International in the last three years gathered for five wonderful alumni reunions in Brazil in March, Russia in April and Japan in May. It was great to see a few ex-students from Porto Alegre, Rio, Sao Paulo, Moscow and Tokyo. Many stories were told of extra travel after studying at

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Languages International Staff Christmas Party

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Ahoy Matey! On Wednesday 8 December Languages International staff had their end-of-year Christmas party aboard ye old ship Nick. We enjoyed a great night of swash-buckling fun dressed as pirates. Arnie Poutai won the prize for best dressed teacher, taking a uniquely New Zealand prize, Zorbing! With dinner, Christmas presents and spot prizes, we danced

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Tsunami fundraiser at Languages International

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Spectacular performance by Mateata and Vaianui On Friday 4 March the school community held a fundraising event to raise money for the tsunami disaster appeal. After class our school staff and students got together in the cafeteria, 23 Princes Street. The fundraiser included a goodies sale, raffle tickets, dancing and an egg throwing competition. Everyone

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Cambridge Exam Results December 2004

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Congratulations to our 92 Cambridge exam students for December 2004. Overall, the Languages International pass rate of 84% was higher than the average of 78% for all other schools in Auckland. Our pass rate for FCE was 86%, for CAE was 81% and for CPE was 88%. The Cambridge exams are amongst the most highly-

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An International Experience in English for Business

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Over the last four weeks 10 students have been attending our intermediate English for Business class with teacher Belinda Stuchbery. This course contains many skills for the workplace including: practicing the job interview process, learning presentation skills with a mock business presentation, discussing company structures and using English in business situations.The students particularly enjoyed the

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